SOI fo snoitcelfeR | Reflections of IOS

Starring the long and odd swimming pool at Erego Beach Club! …and a statue that features a partial likeness of the island’s homegrown poet, Homer! …and water that looks like this! so without further a-blue, have yourself a read. And yeah, it might take a little while…what did you think this was, some kind of party? Advertisements Continue reading SOI fo snoitcelfeR | Reflections of IOS

Okay Lindsay Lohan, You Can Go Home. Now.

Editor’s note: this overdue rant putting little Lindsay in her place, wherever that is, was originally meant for television, but the Internet lasts longer, and requires less make-up. Forget about the rumors of cocaine and drugs or the fact that that other egomaniac Oprah (putting yourself on the cover of every issue of your magazine? I mean…) probably isn’t on speed dial anymore. Wait, does speed … Continue reading Okay Lindsay Lohan, You Can Go Home. Now.

ATHENS 5:34AM AND THE ISLAND OF I.

Things you notice in Athens at 5:34 in the morning on a semi-random Tuesday in August. Or maybe Wednesday. (probably a hot day, anyway…) I smell bread. I see a seagull. That car is going way too fast. Does a motorcycle really need to make so much noise? Who still jogs? A policeman slathering on suntan lotion rather languorously. It’s too early to contemplate the … Continue reading ATHENS 5:34AM AND THE ISLAND OF I.

Flights to and from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport Briefly Suspended

Due to a military incident involving Israel and Syria, flights into and out of Ben Gurion International Airport were briefly suspended Saturday, Israeli media reported. Immediately following the incident, in which an Israeli F-16 jet was shot down by Syrian fire,  civilian airspace over northern Israel was shut down.  The flight suspensions at Ben Gurion, much to the south of the Israeli-Jordanian-Syrian border area, lasted … Continue reading Flights to and from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport Briefly Suspended